Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories

The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.

The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.

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Dying Cells Push the Mouse Immune System into Killing Tumors
Dying Cells Push the Mouse Immune System into Killing Tumors
Katarina Zimmer | Jun 21, 2019
Introducing either necroptotic cells or an enzyme that triggers necroptosis can wipe out cancer.
Image of the Day: Sticky Telomeres
Image of the Day: Sticky Telomeres
Chia-Yi Hou | May 16, 2019
Telomeres in cancer cells exposed to oxidative stress got shorter and stickier.
Image of the Day: Life and Death
Image of the Day: Life and Death
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 22, 2019
When hair follicle stem cells lose their protein-based death cue, they take on a new role helping to repair wounds in skin.
The World Within
The World Within
Bob Grant | Jan 31, 2019
Internalizing the environment might be the next step in humans’ relationship with our planet.
Infographic: How Cells Cheat Death
Infographic: How Cells Cheat Death
Charles Q. Choi | Jan 31, 2019
Apoptosis and other types of programmed cell death appear to be reversible.
Cell Death Processes Are Reversible
Cell Death Processes Are Reversible
Charles Q. Choi | Jan 31, 2019
Molecular programs can rescue cells already engaged in the process of apoptosis or other forms of programmed cell death.
John Sulston, Human Genome Project Leader, Dies
John Sulston, Human Genome Project Leader, Dies
Kerry Grens | Mar 11, 2018
The biologist earned a Nobel Prize in 2002 for his work on C. elegans.
Image of the Day: Dial M for Murder
Image of the Day: Dial M for Murder
The Scientist Staff | Aug 16, 2017
M proteins from Streptococcus bacteria selectively kill mouse macrophages and human macrophage-like cells by prompting cell death.
Microglia Tamp Down Neurogenesis
Microglia Tamp Down Neurogenesis
Kerry Grens | Apr 7, 2016
The immune cells—known for clearing dead cells—also chew up live progenitors in neurogenic regions of mouse brains.